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“It is a simple arithmetic – the crude oil accounts for 45% of the end fuel price,” he said. “This explains why the actual prices of petrol and diesel decreases by only 16-17%.”
According to the economist Lachezar Bogdanov, in the last month the crude oil price fell by 20%, while for the entire 2014 – it dropped by around 38%.
“People wonder why the petrol did not get much cheaper – this is because of taxes and excise duties,” Bogdanov said. “They cannot drop. Besides, we have a monopolist natural gas importer and he hasn’t changed the prices at all. In the US, for example, the natural gas prices dropped by 30%.”
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